CASCA Sustainability – Mission and Terms of Reference



To enhance the sustainability of CASCA’s meetings and other activities, and to provide Candian astronomers with the resources we need to create more sustainable professional practices. 

Terms of Reference (2020/2021) 

  1. Create and suggest strategies to the CASCA Board that address issues in relation to sustainability.
  2. Make observations on general professional astronomy practices in relation to sustainability and suggest policies that will improve said practices.
  3. Review the operation and delivery of the Annual General Meeting of the Society with a view to improving its sustainability.
  4. Consider possible changes to Society By-Laws that may improve the Society’s sustainability;
  5. Be ready to respond to special requests from the CASCA Board;
  6. Report formally via the normal biannual process, with the Board reviewing these reports in their December and May Board meetings.